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On April 30, 2012 By Rachel
Interfaith calendar dates are shown using the Gregorian (Western) calendar. Dates determined by the lunar calendar may vary by region. Jewish festivals usually begin at sunset on the previous day.
Fittingly, May 1st brings us Beltane, the Pagan [...]Continue Reading →
On March 1, 2012 By Rachel
I miss home. In relocation terms, they call it your ‘home location’, but since 2005, we haven’t lived there, so ‘home’ has become a bit of a moveable feast. But every so often, I feel a huge sense of sadness about the people and the place that I consider my own.
Wales is not [...]Continue Reading →
On January 31, 2012 By Rachel
February seems to be food month for many of the world’s religions – either as part of the celebration of the transition from Winter to Spring, or the feasts marking beginning or end of a period of fasting. Here’s your interfaith calendar for February; dates are shown using the Gregorian (Western) calendar. Some dates may [...]Continue Reading →
It’s the end of a rollercoaster year that saw the Defining Moves website accidentally launched with this post, attract its first non-coerced subscriber (thank you, Rosemary!) and now have logged over 6000 pageviews. So, to everyone who has taken the time to read, comment, inspire and inform this website, [...]Continue Reading →
Everyone loves to receive a card in the mail, and never more so than when you are 4000 miles away from home. And while most of us send out holiday cards once a year, birthdays, anniversaries and other celebrations are often left to a last minute message on Facebook. So here’s a step by [...]Continue Reading →
On December 1, 2011 By Rachel
I would like to pretend that my time spent relocating has given me a greater cultural sensitivity and profound understanding of global spiritual beliefs. Sadly, instead it has just given me far greater scope for gaffes and a wider network of people to inadvertently offend. Thankfully, the people I have met have been endlessly [...]Continue Reading →
I live in a country that spent $66.28 billion on Halloween last year – it is the second largest holiday after Christmas. And I hate Halloween. Halloween is Hell.
There are a number of reasons for this antipathy, the primary one being that I loathe the color orange. It is a source of amusement amongst [...]Continue Reading →
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